Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with William Main
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Bill Main is a former intravenous drug user and convict whose life changed dramatically after learning of his HIV infection. A self-described bigot, after diagnosis Main found himself treated in the same manner as those very populations he despised. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Main describes his transformation from a hard-core junkie to a master's degree-prepared member of the Minnesota Commissioner of Health's Task Force on HIV Prevention. He also discusses his fears, the process of dying and the emotional and physical pain of living with AIDS.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
27 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:54:39 running time
Creation Interviewee: Main, William
Interviewer: Fraser, Nelson
Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/29/1994
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 50
Accession Number AV1996.17.7
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project'

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